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Wiki editingCheatsheet

copied from Wikipedia's editing Cheat Sheet

Works anywhere in the text
Description You type You get
Italic text

''italic''

italic

Bold text

'''bold'''

bold

Bold and italic text

'''''bold & italic'''''

bold & italic

Link to another wiki page

[[Name of page]]
[[Name of page|Text to display]]

Name of page
Text to display

Link to a page not on the wiki

[http://simplemachines.org]
[http://simplemachines.org Simple Machines Home Page]

[1]
Simple Machines Home Page

Add an image

[[File:Yes_check.png|thumb|alt=Alt text|Caption]]

Alt text
Caption
Add a page to a category [[Category:Category name]] Categories should be placed at the end of pages. The category name will display in a bar at the bottom when the page is previewed or saved.
Signature
Sign your contributions when posting to a Talk Page.
Do not sign when contributing to an article.

~~~~

Username (talk) 02:23, 10 April 2017 (UTC)

Use a wiki template

{{Example}}

{{Wikipedia:example}}

Works only at the beginning of lines
Description You type You get
Redirect to another page
Redirects must be placed at the start of the first line.

#REDIRECT [[Target page]]

Redirect arrow without text.png Target page

Section headings
A Table of Contents will automatically be generated when four headings are added to an article.
=Level 1= should not be used.

== Level 2 ==
=== Level 3 ===
==== Level 4 ====
===== Level 5 =====
====== Level 6 ======

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Level 5
Level 6
Bulleted list

* One
* Two
** Two point one
* Three

  • One
  • Two
    • Two point one
  • Three
Numbered list

# One
# Two
## Two point one
# Three

  1. One
  2. Two
    1. Two point one
  3. Three
Dictionary list

; term 1
: definition of term 1
; term 2
: definition of term 2

term 1
definition of term 1
term 2
definition of term 2
Indenting text
This is generally used when replying on a Talk Page, as it keeps conversations easy to browse.

no indent (normal)
:first indent
::second indent
:::third indent

no indent (normal)

first indent
second indent
third indent

See also